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Village Manager's Blog

Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe: January 2018

Kiraly_webBy Village Manager Phil Kiraly

Goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018! Here’s a quick list of events and activities in and around Glencoe to help get the New Year off to a fun and festive start! 

  • Thursday, January 4: Ice Sculpting in Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden
    11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road)
    Wonderland Express Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., through January 7
    Keep the fun going after the holidays with live ice sculpting at Wonderland Express. The Garden is currently offering a special offer for ComEd customers – buy one ticket, get one free! Standard parking fees apply.  
  • Thursday, January 25: Opening Night of Thoroughly Modern Millie
    7 p.m., Misner Auditorium, Central School (620 Greenwood Avenue)
    Tickets are now available for the Glencoe Junior High Project’s performances of Thoroughly Modern Mille. Join in this high-spirited musical romp that took Broadway by storm. Visit the website linked above for the full list of performances and to buy your tickets.

  • Sunday, January 28: Beyond Wright – Glencoe’s Notable Architecture
    2 p.m., Glencoe Public Library (320 Park Avenue)
    Many Glencoe homes and buildings have connections to outstanding architecture in Chicago and around the nation. Architectural historian Laurie Petersen, editor of the AIA Guide to Chicago, will present a slide lecture that sheds new light on familiar structures.

Do you have an upcoming event that you’d like us to feature in the next Explore, Enjoy & Celebrate Glencoe? Submit details to info@villageofglencoe.org. Inclusion is at the sole discretion of the Village and priority will be given to events that are open to the entire community and that are free or have nominal fees to participate.